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Light & Variable Winds, Hazy Skies Today

March 16, 2015, 1:01 AM HST
* Updated March 15, 10:07 PM
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Today

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Partly cloudy skies are expected today with a slight chance for windward showers. The Kona side should get mostly clear morning conditions with mostly cloudy skies in the afternoon as the sea breeze takes hold. Light and variable winds are forecasted from 5 to 15 mph. High temperatures from 77° to 82°.

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UV index at 10 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

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Partly cloudy skies are expected for the windward side with just a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy skies to start on the Kona side, becoming mostly clear as the land breeze takes hold. Variable winds are forecasted from 5 to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 65° to 70° are expected.

 

Looking Ahead 

Light and variable winds will spread across the islands tonight and are forecasted to last through Wednesday. Mostly dry weather is expected to continue through Wednesday with just a slight chance of light showers. Trade winds should increase Wednesday night and Thursday, bringing increased windward showers. A breezy and relatively wet trade wind pattern is then expected into next weekend.

 

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